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Contempt plea against Pakistani law minister in Supreme Court
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A contempt plea has been filed in Pakistan's Supreme Court against the country's law minister for allegedly hindering the implementation of an apex court verdict overturning an amnesty against graft.

Friday, April 09, 2010 5:52:29 PM

Bill slashing Zardari's powers to be tabled in Senate Monday
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A landmark bill drastically curtailing Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's powers that the lower house of parliament has passed could not be introduced in the upper house Friday as the required two-third majority of members was not present.

Friday, April 09, 2010 4:41:41 PM

Pakistan Army's biggest war game begins Saturday
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Army will Saturday begin its biggest field exercise, involving 20,000 personnel, to validate the concept of a new defensive doctrine for countering conventional threats.

Friday, April 09, 2010 3:57:32 PM

18 militants killed in northwestern Pakistan
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed and four arrested when security forces repulsed an attack on their checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan, a media report Friday said.

Friday, April 09, 2010 2:57:09 PM

Parliament now sovereign, says Gilani after statute amendment
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said parliament is 'now sovereign' after the sweeping constitutional reforms approved by the National Assembly Thursday.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 10:42:11 PM

China to back Pakistan for civil nuclear deal with US
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) China will back Pakistan for a civil nuclear deal with the US at an upcoming summit in Washington, a media report said Thursday, citing sources privy to a special meeting of the parliamentary committee on national security.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 9:57:36 PM

12 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Twelve militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in northwest Pakistan Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 7:42:14 PM

Pakistan abolishes 17th amendment to the constitution
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The Pakistani National Assembly Thursday abolished the president's special powers, including the right to dissolve parliament, through an amendment of the constitution, a media report said.

Thursday, April 08, 2010 5:06:19 PM

US asks Pakistan to give land to repair aircraft
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) The US has requested Pakistan to give land to undertake repair work of its aircraft involved in various operations in the region, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:01:12 PM

Al Qaeda behind Peshawar blasts: Pakistan senator
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS/AKI) The Al Qaeda was behind the attack on the US Consulate in Peshawar and was seeking to provoke a serious political crisis, a Pakistani senator has said.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 10:51:43 AM

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